How to Create Vendors to Receive Form 1099-MISC in QuickBooks Desktop

In this tutorial, we will learn how to create vendors to receive Form 1099-MISC in QuickBooks Desktop.

Step by Step Processto set up vendors to receive Form 1099-MISC in QuickBooks Desktop:


Step 1:

Select Vendors > Vendor Center.

Step 2:

Right click on a vendor’s name and then select Edit Vendor.

Step 3:

  • Select the Address Info tab and validate the data.
  • Ensure the Address field includes the appropriate two-letter state abbreviation and the correct postal code.
  • In case the vendor is a person, the vendor’s legal name should display in the First Name, M.I., and Last Name fields.
  • In case you know the company name but not the person’s name, leave the Company Name field blank to prevent double names from appearing on the 1099-MISC form.


Step 4:

Choose the Tax Settings tab.

Step 5:

Tick mark the Vendor eligible for 1099.

Step 6:

Input the vendor’s tax identification number in the Vendor Tax ID field. Select OK.

Step 7:

Repeat steps 2 through 6 for each 1099-eligible vendor.

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Set up an expense account for vendor payments.

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